The things they ate

During an Ironman, you consume all sorts of high-tech food. Engineered stuff, crafted to hit the sweet spot between high-quality fuel and optimized ease of digestion. If that jargon isn’t enough to make your head spin, well…you should take a…

Odds and Ends

We leave for the airport to begin our trip to Zurich in about two hours. There are a few things on my mind. 1. I’ve been slowly falling apart over the past week. First, I banged my shin on our…

A triathlon primer

I’ve been involved in multi-sport since 2001, and started doing triathlons back in 2003 as part of a project to get more urban women involved in outdoor sport (“Yes! You *can* have a two-martini dinner and still go for a…